Jankoska Research Paper

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Easily one of the best women’s basketball players to go through Michigan State University's program. The five foot eight inch guard from Freeland, Michigan was the “ace in the hole” for Michigan State's program for the past four years. Gathering over 2,000 points, setting the all time scoring record, securing the most points in a single game record, and the most three point baskets made in a single game. This superstar received BIG TEN honors all four years of her time at MSU. Jankoska graduated in May, 2017, with a degree in Psychology, and had high hopes of being drafted into the Women’s National Basketball Association, a week prior to graduation. As every college, high school, and even youth league basketball player dreams of being good enough to play in the WNBA, only a few ever receive the opportunity to actually play. Jankoska was one of the few. First round pick (ninth overall), Chicago Sky, saw the talent Jankoska had worked so hard to obtain. Jankoska moved to Chicago to prepare for her first season in the WNBA. She played in a few preseason games, so her coaches could see if her skills were sharp enough to play this season, or if she needed a year off. Jankoska’s off season work, time, and effort payed off and she made the Chicago Sky’s Roster for their season opener, against Minnesota on May 14, 2017.…show more content…
Tori is a solid player with goals, and was ready to take on anything that would face her. Not only did the Sky loose a phenomenal player, but also a lot of fans. Jankoska is a role model to many young players and Chicago Sky should reconsider their decision about waiving Tori Jankoska, not only because of her ability, but because they never gave her a chance to prove herself in a game situation. Tori Jankoska doesn't let much grass grow under her feet and the “Sky's the limit for her, but not with the Chicago
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